Can I place my house on the market while divorce is pending

Need to sell my home and relocate since my wifes desertion

Asked on March 16, 2018 under Family Law, Wisconsin

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for the situation.  Is the house a marital asset? Then likely under your state law you can not do anything to transfer the asset until a Judge rules on it or you and your wife agree in writing.  You may be able to request relief by the court to allow you to sell it to avoid foreclosure but the funds will be placed in escrow pending finalization of the divorce.  Good luck. 


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